[PATCH for next 08/15] ARM: phytec-som-imx6: add boot device emmc and automount
s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Tue May 3 00:12:33 PDT 2016
On Mon, May 02, 2016 at 11:03:58AM +0200, Stefan Christ wrote:
> Hi Sascha,
> On Mon, May 02, 2016 at 09:51:56AM +0200, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 09:25:28AM +0200, Stefan Christ wrote:
> > > Hi Sascha,
> > >
> > > > > diff --git a/arch/arm/boards/phytec-som-imx6/defaultenv-physom-imx6-mira/boot/emmc b/arch/arm/boards/phytec-som-imx6/defaultenv-physom-imx6-mira/boot/emmc
> > > > > new file mode 100644
> > > > > index 0000000..e3cc9e3
> > > > > --- /dev/null
> > > > > +++ b/arch/arm/boards/phytec-som-imx6/defaultenv-physom-imx6-mira/boot/emmc
> > > > > @@ -0,0 +1,5 @@
> > > > > +#!/bin/sh
> > > > > +
> > > > > +global.bootm.image="/mnt/emmc/linuximage"
> > > > > +global.bootm.oftree="/mnt/emmc/oftree"
> > > > > +global.linux.bootargs.dyn.root="root=/dev/mmcblk3p2 rootwait rw"
> > > >
> > > > Does this work reliably? Is there finally a patch upstream that creates
> > > > fixed numbers for MMC/SD block devices?
> > >
> > > Our kernel tree contains a patch for that. The mmcblk id is derived from the
> > > device tree alias index. It isn't a mainline ready solution, since there are
> > > some unhandled edge cases in the patch and it's implemented currently only for
> > > the driver "sdhci-esdhc-imx".
> > There was yet another attempt for consistent mmcblk numbering shot down
> > here just last weekend: http://www.spinics.net/lists/arm-kernel/msg501495.html
> > Given that there probably never will be a way to (reliably) pass the rootfs via
> > root=mmcblkxy, I can't take this patch. I sent a patch which pushes the
> > partuuid mechanism from the bootloader spec code to bootm which might
> > help to solve this problem here.
> Thanks for implementing this feature. Since our kernel and device tree is not
> in the root filesystem currently, we cannot use it. We will take a look at the
> bootspec to solve this problem.
Something I can think of is that we add a bootargs parameter to the
partition device similar to what we do with the fs devices. Only problem
is that there currently is no partition device, but that could be
> > I applied this series without this patch. This provoked a little merge
> > conflict in the patch renaming the environment directory. Please check
> > the result in -next.
> I just diffed the next branch. So far it looks good. The dropped patch also
> introduced an 'automount' setting for the eMMC device. Have you an objection
> about this? If no, I would sent an extra patch for that.
No objections, you can send a patch.
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